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Ambassador Theatre (New York, NY)
219 W. 49th St.

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Based on the comic strip Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz


Now Playing Onstage in St. Louis - Week of 5/20/2018
by BWW - May 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/20/2018 for St. Louis (more...)

Seattle Musical Theatre Presents YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2018

Charles Schulz's beloved comic comes to life in Clark Gesner's classic musical, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, Sally, Schroeder, and a beagle named Snoopy navigate the joys and pitfalls of childhood: chaotic baseball games, unrequited valentines, World War One flying beagles, and five cent psychiatry. (more...)

VIDEO: Netflix Unveils Official Trailer For A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS Season Two
by TV News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

Netflix has shared the official trailer for Season Two of A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS, premiering worldwide on March 30th. Check it out below! Based on the internationally best selling series of books by Lemony Snicket (aka Daniel Handler), season two of the Netflix original series plunges further into the epic world of this darkly comedic mystery. Season Two will star Broadway alum Neil Patrick Harris (HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, ASSASSINS) and new cast member and Tony winner Roger Bart. (DISASTER, THE PRODUCERS, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown) (more...)

What to See in Los Angeles Theater: Week of March 26, 2018 to April 02, 2018
by BWW - Mar 26, 2018

Read below for BroadwayWorld's listings of shows in Los Angeles from Monday, March 26, 2018 to Monday, April 02, 2018 including local shows, regional productions and tours. Looking for a fun, inspiring or moving night at the theatre? Click on a show below for tickets, show information, articles, videos, photos & more... Want to browse all shows in Los Angeles? (more...)

Photo Flash: Court Theatre continues 63rd Season with GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, continues its 2017/18 season with Guess Who's Coming to Dinner by Todd Kreidler (based on the screenplay by William Rose), directed by Marti Lyons with Associate Director Wardell Julius Clark. Guess Who's Coming to Dinner runs March 15 - April 15, 2018 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave. The press opening is Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 8:00pm. (more...)

Drag Race's Alexis Michelle Brings Cabaret Act To French Quarter
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2018

One Eyed Jacks welcomes, for one night only, Alexis Michelle, one of the last queens left standing on RuPaul's Drag Race Season 9, in her new one woman show ALEXIS, I AM! (more...)

Grand Theatre Presents A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS In Association With San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2018

???????The Grand Theatre is thrilled to announce a first-time collaboration with the American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.), bringing A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS to the Spriet Stage. This acclaimed stage adaptation, based on the award-winning novel by Khaled Hosseini, had its world premiere in San Francisco in July 2016 and became the bestselling production in A.C.T.'s history. The Grand's production will premiere an all new, all Canadian cast with original staging by A.C.T. Artistic Director Carey Perloff. The Title Sponsor for A THOUSAND SPLENDID SUNS is London's Selectpath.  (more...)

BWW Review: YOU'RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN at Imagination Stage
by Elliot Lanes - Jun 27, 2018

For all the bad in this country right now, there are still things that bring us happiness and joy. The musical You're a Good Man Charlie Brown is a prime example of how innocent children and their pets can make you remember that not everything is bad in the world. How many times have we thought that Snoopy would catch the Red Baron or that Charlie Brown would win that baseball game? Yes, You're a Good Man Charlie Brown is the type of show we need to see right now to give us something to root for in this country. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Salt Lake City - Week of 6/20/2018
by BWW - Jun 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/20/2018 for Salt Lake City (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at IN THE HEIGHTS at Playhouse on Park
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

Things are heating up in WeHa with the arrival of the amazing In The Heights cast, set to open at Playhouse on Park on June 15! (more...)

BWW Review: Find Peanuts and a New Philosophy in CenterPoint Legacy's YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
by Hayley Westwood - Jun 12, 2018

Longing for laughter, drama and the nostalgia of childhood? Well, good grief. And good news! (more...)

YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN Comes To Sleepy Hollow Theatre 6/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2018

You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown is running at the Sleepy Hollow Theatre from June 28 to June 30 and will feature a cast of exclusively 8th-grade students.  (more...)

Vital's OWEN & MZEE The Musical Opens Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2018

Vital Theatre Company is pleased to announce its upcoming musical adaptation of OWEN & MZEE: THE TRUE STORY OF A REMARKABLE FRIENDSHIP the #1 New York Times best-selling children's book about the friendship between a tortoise and an orphaned hippopotamus written by father and daughter team Craig and Isabella Hatkoff and Dr. Paula Kahumbu . The musical features book and lyrics by Michelle Elliott and music and lyrics by Danny Larsen. Stanley Mathis is the Director/ Choreographer and Costume Designer. (more...)

American Pops to Present AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2018

Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will continue their star-studded third season with Around the World in 80 Days, the world premiere of a new family-oriented musical written by Claybourne Elder ('Gossip Girl,' Broadway's Sunday in the Park...) and directed by Kelly Crandall d'Amboise. (more...)

Slow Burn Theatre Company and The Broward Center For The Performing Arts Announced 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

Broadway musicals based on hit films, cult classics and the return of one of the most beloved comic strip characters of all time are highlights of the 2018-19 Season show lineup announced by the Carbonell Award-winning Slow Burn Theatre Company and the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

BWW BLOG: Kristin Chenoweth Rings in 2018 at The Smith Center in Las Vegas
by Jessica Vanek - Jan 5, 2018

BWW BLOG: Kristin Chenoweth Rings in 2018 at The Smith Center in Las Vegas (more...)

Insight Theatre Celebrates 2018 Season In Grand Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

???????Insight Theatre Company will be celebrating their 11th Season and 2nd year as a .ZACK resident arts organizations.  'I am thrilled to announce that Insight will be performing their 2018 season at the Kranzberg Arts Center, The Grandel and the .ZACK.," states Maggie Ryan, Insight's Artistic Director.  "our upcoming season offers the comedy/drama THE LAST ROMANCE which reminds us that it is never too late to be in love; the Oscar Wilde classic comedy THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST with a surprise performance; "women in science" will be emphasized in SILENT SKY, a moving production about the remarkable Astronomer Henrietta Leavitt; and our annual intern show will be the warm hearted and entertaining musical HONK. We believe we have a wonderful 11th season offering terrific INSIGHTS in a variety of productions with superb casts." (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret: Anthony Rapp, Matt Doyle & More This Week!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2018

What good is sitting alone in your room this week? If you don't already have plans to see a Broadway show, come out to see your favorite Broadway stars in a cabaret act instead. Highlights this week include: (more...)

San Diego Musical Theatre Announces Cast and Creative Team for THE FULL MONTY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2018

San Diego Musical Theatre announced today the cast and creative team for its upcoming production of The Full Monty. With a mix of raucous humor and an audacious pop-rock score, this Americanized stage version of the hit 1997 hit film features a book by Terrence McNally (Kiss of the Spiderwoman, Ragtime, Catch Me If You Can) with music and lyrics by David Yazbek (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown). The Full Monty will be directed by Neil Dale (SDMT's Billy Elliot), with Music Direction by Don LeMaster, and choreography by Paul David Bryant (SDMT's Ragtime). The Full Monty runs January 26 - February 25, 2018, at the historic Horton Grand Theatre, with press opening on Saturday, January 27 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

ON YOUR FEET! Congas into Dallas
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2018

Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc. (DSM) and Broadway Across American (BAA) are pleased to announce that the Dallas engagement of the hit Broadway musical ON YOUR FEET! based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY winning international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, 19-time GRAMMY winning producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan is on sale now. (more...)

'Life Is A Cabaret' Theatrical Event To Raise Money For Relay For Life
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2018

Life is a Cabaret is a special theatrical event to be held Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. (doors open at 6 pm) - a musical fundraiser featuring Broadway tunes sung by local performers at The Village Theater at Cherry Hill. (more...)

UW Musical Theater Program Presents ANYTHING GOES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2018

Theater Program presents its fourth annual production, Anything Goes, directed by 5th Avenue Theatre Casting Director Kelsey Thorgalsen. The show runs March 9th though 18th, with previews March 7th and 8th, at the Floyd and Delores Jones Playhouse at 4045 University Way NE. (more...)

Cast Announced for Rockwell's AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY on February 12th
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

An Evening of Classic Broadway will be back on Monday, February 12th at 8PM (doors 6:30) at Rockwell Table and Stage, LA's most popular live music venue on Vermont Ave. in Los Feliz. BroadwayWorld.com says, the singers are incredibly talented the 90-minute show could have gone on another hour. Music Director/Master of Ceremonies Brad Ellis (Glee, Forbidden Broadway) and (producer/Cabaret artist) Dianne Fraser present a different line-up of singers with each performance of Fraser Entertainment Group's long-running concert series. (more...)

VIDEO: Netflix Shares Teaser for A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS Season Two
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

Netflix has shared a new teaser for Season Two of A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS, premiering worldwide on March 30th. Check it out below! (more...)

MEGABYTES! THE MUSICAL to Play The Shelton Theater This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

AWAT Productions presents MEGABYTES! THE MUSICAL, a world premiere musical comedy revue written & directed by Morris Bobrow, at the Shelton Theater, January 19 - March 3, 2018. (more...)

The Laurie Beechman Presents The Life And Art Of Erte: One Night Only
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

Erte was nicknamed 'the father of Art Deco', a soubriquet that he was not comfortable with but it unfortunately stuck. He was born into Russian aristocracy and his family tree can be traced back to the Tartar kahns. He was greatly influenced by books on Persian and Indian miniatures in his father's library and by his beloved Greek vases that he studied during frequent trips as a boy to the Hermitage Museum. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Grooves at Encore Musical Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

The Encore Musical Theatre Company proudly presents Million Dollar Quartet, running February 1st through 25th, 2018, directed by Tobin Hissong, and music directed by R. MacKenzie Lewis. (more...)

ON YOUR FEET Congas into Rochester
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

RBTL's Auditorium Theatre is pleased to announce that the Rochester engagement of the hit Broadway musical ON YOUR FEET! based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY winning international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, 19-time GRAMMY winning producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan will star Cuban-American Broadway actress Christie Prades as Gloria Estefan, and acclaimed stage and television actor Mauricio Martinez, playing Emilio Estefan. ON YOUR FEET! will play RBTL's Auditorium TheatreFebruary 6-11, 2018, as part of the 2017-2018 M&T Bank Broadway Season presented by RBTL and Albert Nocciolino. Tickets are available via ticketmaster.com, 800.745.3000 and the Box Office. Group orders of 10 or more may be placed by calling 585-277-3325. (more...)

Michael Mayer's and Stephen Karam's THE SEAGULL Film Will Get May Release
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2018

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Sony Pictures Classics' film adaptation of Anton Chekhov's THE SEAGULL, is set to be released in May 2018. The film is directed by Tony winner Michael Mayer and adapted for the screen by Tony winner Stephen Karam. The Seagull is fresh and modern and as relevant now as when it was first produced in 1903 Russia. It is the story of eight people, all of whom are fatally in love with the wrong person. (more...)

Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below: Desmond Child, Luann De Lesseps, Celebrating Leonard Bernstein, And More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Nashville - Week of 2/20/2018
by BWW - Feb 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/20/2018 for Nashville (more...)

MEGABYTES! THE MUSICAL Extended at Shelton Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

???????MEGABYTES! THE MUSICAL is an original musical revue written and directed by Morris Bobrow. The show takes a humorous look at how we navigate technology in our lives. It's about the frustrations, anxieties, annoyances…and occasional joys we encounter as we all struggle to cope with the quotidian challenges created by technology. The point of view of the show is that of the average person using tech devices, not that of a "techie". The comedy arises from the situations, positive and negative, the majority of us encounter in working with these so-called "user-friendly" technological tools. This revue format is a series of 20 plus observational songs and sketches, each depicting its own joy and frustration of living our lives in the modern technological age - with varying results.  (more...)

Linda and Laura Benanti, Carmen Cusack, and More Headline 54 Below in February
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2018

This February, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

VIDEO: Anthony Rapp Reflects on His Kevin Spacey Comments: 'I was Trying to Protect People'
by Stage Tube - Feb 2, 2018

Just months ago, Broadway star Anthony Rapp started a media frenzy when he came forward about being sexually assaulted by Kevin Spacey after a party when he was just 14. Now he's looking back on his decision to reveal that information and reflecting on the support he's received since then.  Watch what he has to say on a recent episode of The Talk below! (more...)

New Musical SESSION GIRLS To Debut At Feinstein's / 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

??????? SESSION GIRLS, a new musical by three-time Emmy nominee, Mia Moravis, will debut Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 9:30PM at Feinstein's/54 Below. (more...)

Peformances Continue This Weekend for ACT's YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 14, 2018

Directed by Debbie Shannon and Jay Shannon, the musical stars Hunter Thaw as Charlie Brown; Elizabeth Krebs as Lucy; Charlotte Myhre as Sally; Haydin Oechsle as Linus; 2018 First Night Most Promising Actor Danielle Threet as Snoopy; Jared Taylor as Shroeder; 2018 First Night Most Promising Actor Maddi Keaton as Frieda/Woodstock; Halley Andrews as Peppermint Patti; and Rachel Baskin as Marcie. (more...)

Roanoke Children's Theatre Announces 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

Pat Wilhelms, Artistic Director for Roanoke Children's Theatre, is proud to announce the upcoming selection of plays for the Company's 11th Season. For the past decade, RCT has been the valley's only professional theatre designed specifically for children, schools and families. Continuing their motto of "Bigger and Better at the Jefferson Center," the 2018-2019 Season will be packed with plenty of fan favorites. (more...)

Local Siblings From Long Branch To Star In RAGTIME at Axelrod Theater In March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

Siblings Grace and Jack Sweeney will be featured cast members for the Axelrod Performing Arts Center's upcoming production of "Ragtime, The Musical," which will run from March 3-25 and will be directed and choreographed by Luis Salgado, who is returning to the theater after last year's successful production of "In the Heights." (more...)

VIDEO: Check Out the Newly Released Trailer For Netflix's A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS Season 2
by TV News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

Netflix has shared a new trailer for Season Two of A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS, premiering worldwide on March 30th. Check it out below! Based on the internationally best selling series of books by Lemony Snicket (aka Daniel Handler), season two of the Netflix original series plunges further into the epic world of this darkly comedic mystery. Season Two will star Broadway alum Neil Patrick Harris (HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, ASSASSINS) and new cast member and Tony winner Roger Bart. (DISASTER, THE PRODUCERS, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown) (more...)

Lorna Luft, David Yazbek, Broadway Loves Demi Lovato, and More Lead This Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

This week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

La MaMa Presents EXTREME WHETHER, A Cli-Fi Play By Karen Malpede
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2018

From March 1 to 18, La MaMa will present Theater Three Collaborative in a new production of 'Extreme Whether,' a 'Cli-Fi' play written and directed by Karen Malpede. The piece juxtaposes psychological and magical realism in a tale of a courageous climate researcher who is defamed by special interests, including his own family. Obie-winner Rocco Sisto heads a cast of six. (more...)

Concord Music Acquires Tams-Witmark Music Library
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2018

Concord Music just announced today that it has acquired the celebrated Tams-Witmark Music Library, underscoring the company's commitment to continuing expansion of its musical theater franchise. (more...)

YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN Finds Its Peanuts!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2017

Michaela Laws Productions has announced casting for their first musical, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. The beloved musical comedy, which is set in the average day in the life of Charlie Brown, features music and lyrics by Clark Gesner, and is based on the Peanuts comic strip by Charles M Schulz. This production is directed by Natasha Laws of Buffalo Grove. (more...)

San Diego Musical Theatre Announces Cast and Creative Team for THE FULL MONTY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2017

San Diego Musical Theatre announced today the cast and creative team for its upcoming production of The Full Monty. With a mix of raucous humor and an audacious pop-rock score, this Americanized stage version of the hit 1997 hit film features a book by Terrence McNally (Kiss of the Spiderwoman, Ragtime, Catch Me If You Can) with music and lyrics by David Yazbek (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown). The Full Monty will be directed by Neil Dale (SDMT's Billy Elliot), with Music Direction by Don LeMaster, and choreography by Paul David Bryant (SDMT's Ragtime). The Full Monty runs January 26 - February 25, 2018, at the historic Horton Grand Theatre, with press opening on Saturday, January 27 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

PETER PAN's 'Gotta Crow' at Music Theater Works This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2017

Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) presents PETER PAN at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, December 23, 2017 through January 1, 2018. (more...)

PETER PAN to Fly to Music Theater Works This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2017

Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) presents PETER PANat Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, December 23, 2017 through January 1, 2018. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards; Just One Week Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Louisville Awards; Just One Week Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 4/20/2018
by BWW - Apr 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/20/2018 for Miami (more...)

BWW Review: CoPlayers Theatre Hits One Out of the Park With YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 10, 2018

Filled to overflowing with youthful energy and plenty of showbiz razzle-dazzle, CoPlayers Theatre's production of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown - directed and choreographed by the peripatetic Tosha Pendergrast, easily the busiest musical theater choreographer in Middle Tennessee - does what so many other renditions of the show have failed to do over the years: Thoroughly entertain me! And, in so doing, Pendergrast and her ensemble of impressive young actors have erased from my preferred Charlie Brown vocabulary such words as boring, vapid and stultifying, instead replacing them with electrifying, engaging and fun (which normally should be written in all caps and followed by a surfeit of exclamation marks)! (more...)

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